06.14.14: Chrisitine Bram, Executive Director of the Office of Parks and Open Spaces for the City of Zurich; AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA; NYC Planning Commission Chair Carl Weisbrod; and Mitchell Silver, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner, talked public space at the “Open to the Public” symposium.
06.13.14: AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, invited “Open to the Public” symposium speakers and members of a press to a private tour led by curator Thomas Mellins, followed by a lively dinner to thank everyone for their participation and engage in dialogue about public space.
06.13.14: AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, and AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, joined members of the French Embassy Emilie Cabouat, Dorothée Charles, Sophie Claudel, and Thomas Michelon on a tour of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
06.12.14: At the exhibition opening for “Barcelona Glòries: Dialogues & Transformation” attendees learned about a project to revitalize a main plaza in Barcelona.
06.12.14: A portion of Andres Serrano’s “Residents of New York” photo exhibition of the city’s homeless in the W. 4th Street subway station found its way to LaGuardia Place, across the street from the Center for Architecture. MoreArt.org’s Chief Curator and Artistic Director Micaela Martegani discussed the project with AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA.
06.12.14: MoreArt.org’s Chief Curator and Artistic Director Micaela Martegani, and photographer Andres Serrano at the LaGuardia Place installation of “Residents of New York” exhibition of the city’s homeless.
06.11.14: At “Road to Resiliency: The State of Recovery, Now and in the Future, with Daniel Zarrilli,” AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee Co-chairs Illya Azaroff, AIA; Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, AIANY 2014 President; and Joan Capelin, Hon. AIA, celebrated the committee’s third anniversary.
06.10.14: Garrison Architects’ recently finished Post-Disaster Urban Interim Housing Prototypes, designed for the City Office of Emergency Management and the NYC Department of Design + Construction, were celebrated by city officials and AIANY leaders.
06.10.14: Government officials, including Colonel Paul E. Owen, Commander and District Engineer of New York District; NYC Department of Design + Construction Commissioner Feniosky A. Peña-Mora; NYC Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Bruno; NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Commissioner Victor Calise; Regional Administrator of FEMA Region II Jerome Hatfield; and Thaddeus Pawlowski, Planning Advisor to the Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery Operations, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for Garrison Architects’ Post-Disaster Urban Interim Housing Prototypes.
06.10.14: AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee founding co-chairs Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, AIANY 2014 President, and Illya Azaroff, AIA, celebrated the Post-Disaster Urban Interim Housing Prototypes by Garrison Architects at the ribbon cutting ceremony.
06.07.14: As a critical global participant, AIANY was out in full force at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, including Charles Renfro, AIA, Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and President of the Board, Storefront for Art & Architecture.
06.07.14: James von Klemperer, FAIA, Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, a sponsor and featured firm in the U.S. Pavilion, attended the “officeUS” opening party at 14th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia.
06.07.14: Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, AIA, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, conversing with Peter Cook. Diller participated in the Swiss Pavilion at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia.
06.07.14: James Slade, AIA, and Hayes Slade, AIA, principals of Slade Architecture, were a featured firm in the U.S. Pavilion at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia.
06.07.14: The work of Louise Braverman, FAIA, principal of Louise Braverman Architect, was featured in the U.S. Pavilion and in the collateral exhibition “Time Space Existence” at Palazzo Bembo.
06.05.14: At “Compete to Win: Delivering Architectural Services – Design through Construction,” organized by the NYC Department of Small Business Services, (l-r) Roberta Washington, FAIA, Roberta Washington, Architect; Anna Torriani, AIA, A*PT (formerly Atelier Pagnamenta Torriani Architects Planners); and Sara Caples, AIA, Caples Jefferson Architects, discussed the implementation and delivery of professional services on city contracts.
06.02.14: MIT Professor John Ochsendorf, author of Guastavino Vaulting: The Art of Structural Tile, presented at the Museum of the City of New York in a program related to the exhibition “Palaces for the People: Guastavino and the Art of Structural Tile,” co-sponsored by AIANY.
05.28.14: The speakers and organizers of “Combining Technologies in the Operating Room: How to Plan, Design, and Implement Hybrid ORs,” organized by the AIANY Health Facilities Committee, discussed how hybrid OR suites can create safer, more efficient environments for patients and staff.
05.28.14: Robert Lopez, RA, Executive Secretary, NYS Boards for Architecture and Landscape Architecture; Martin Smith, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Manager, IDP at National Council of Architectural Registration Boards; Michael Archer, Assoc. AIA, AIANY IDP Coordinator; and Sean Rasmussen, Assoc. AIA, Co-Chair, AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA), explained the path to licensure at the Center for Architecture’s “Got License” panel discussion.
05.16.14: Jane Stageberg, AIA, Martin Cox, AIA, and Timothy Bade of Bade Stageberg Cox presented Street Seats, a collection of chairs found on the streets of NYC and given new life in Times Square during NYCxDESIGN.
The 14th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia